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Phobio Among Top 3 Fastest Growing Companies In Georgia

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ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phobio, a leader in mobile device trade-in and professional services for retailers was honored last week as the #3 fastest-growing Lower Middle Market company in Georgia at the Georgia Fast 40 awards. With over 100 companies submitting competing applications, this recognition even deeply rewarding to Phobio.

"Probably one of the most critical elements of our success so far, outside of timing and luck, has been people," says Co-Founder and CEO Stephen Wakeling. "We've found really talented, hard-working people here in Atlanta. We're very excited and glad that we chose Atlanta as our home for Phobio."

"Phobio is excited to be honored by ACG as one of the 2014 Georgia Fast 40," says Phobio's Finance Controller Olivia Preston-Wozgen. "Since the inception of Phobio back in 2011, our company's revenue have grown by over 250% and our staff headcount have increased by 350%. Phobio's recognition for this prestigious honor is directly related to our exceptional customer service, and the value that we provide to our partners."

The Georgia Fast 40 recognition event was held on June 19, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Atlanta.

About The Georgia Fast 40

?The Georgia Fast 40 was founded in 2008 to honor companies headquartered in the state of Georgia achieving sustained growth. The Georgia Fast 40 event honors Georgia-based middle market companies that demonstrate the greatest growth in revenue and employment over the prior three years with rankings objectively based on weighted three-year average growth in revenue and employment. This award is presented by the Atlanta chapter of Association for Corporate Growth. ACG was founded sixty years ago as a global organization comprised of company leaders, corporate development officers, private equity professionals, investment bankers, accountants, attorneys, lenders and other professionals focused on growth in the middle market.

About Phobio

Phobio provides mobile trade-in services for retailers throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Italy using simple software, lean operations and insanely great support. Phobio's vision is to provide the retail services available around the globe. For more information, please visit